The MMA contract went into effect on October 25th. The Subcommittee on Employee Relations had 30 calendar days to meet and vote on the contract. They did not so the contract has been approved on an interim basis. The full legislature will need to vote on the contract next spring. Salary increases and retro pay will be processed on the November 22nd paycheck. Employees should be receiving communication from their agency leadership/staff regarding the contract implementation as well. A copy of the contract is available on the MMA website www.mmamn.org and MMB’s website.